Category Archives: Posttraumatic Growth

Reframing The Past : How To Reframe Traumatic Memories

THE INDOCTRINATION OF NEGATIVE CORE BELIEFS :

Many of us who have experienced significant and protracted childhood trauma have, as adults, suffered from the inadvertent internalization of our parents’ (or caretakers’) attitude and feelings towards us as we were growing Read the rest

Posttraumatic Growth : An Existential Perspective

 

 

Not only possible to recover from the adverse effects of trauma but even to go on to develop as an individual in response to them in ways that would not have been possible had the traumatic events not Read the rest

Posttraumatic Growth : Achieving Maslow’s ‘Self-Actualization’

 

 

 

The concept of posttraumatic growth hinges on the idea that, although suffering trauma can be devastating, some individuals not only merely survive their traumatic experiences, but go on to achieve a higher level of personal development than Read the rest